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Brother of Jon-Jo Highton launches knife crime campaign ‘The J-J Effect’ in his name

The brother of a teenager brutally murdered in a gang attack in Deepdale has launched an anti-knife campaign in his name. Jon-Jo Highton, 18, was stabbed to death by six […]

1 year ago
Knife bins coming to Avenham and Kingsfold

Knives seized during 2019 checks by police and trading standards Knife bins are being installed in Preston and South Ribble. It’s part of a Lancashire-wide initiative to give people a safe and legal way to surrender unwanted knives and sharp […]

1 year ago
Police say “don’t be alarmed” after recent Preston knife crime incidents

Sainsbury's at Deepdale Preston Police have urged the public not to be alarmed after recent knife crime incidents in Deepdale and Fulwood. Police are taking steps to reassure the community with high visibility patrols […]

1 year ago
Police step up patrols in Fulwood after reports a man had been seen with a knife

Section 60 map Police patrols have been increased in the Fulwood area of Preston following reports that a man had been seen with a knife. Police were called at around 4.55pm today (Monday […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Temporary knife arches to be installed at Preston Train Station

Temporary knife arches will be employed at Preston train station through December in a bid to reduce knife crime. Lancashire Police will be operating in a joint operation with British […]

2 years ago
Knife arches and bag searches in place at Fulwood Academy in a bid to improve safety

Two knife arches and metal detectors have been installed at Fulwood Academy in a drive to raise awareness of the dangers and consequences of carrying weapons. Lancashire Police have secured […]

2 years ago
Police uncover Samurai-style knife in back of a car in Church Street

Officers found this when searching the vehicle Pic: Preston Police A police chase in the early hours of Saturday (27 April) morning has led to a Samurai-style knife being taken off the city’s streets. An unmarked police car spotted a […]

2 years ago
Arrests made in ‘stop and search’ operation following Fishwick stabbing

Samuel Street where the attack took place Pic: Google Officers investigating a stabbing in Fishwick searched 55 people and 15 vehicles under a section 60 order which was in force last night. Between 6pm and 6am, two people were […]

2 years ago
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